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A Complete Guide to Schema Theory and its Role in Education

You've probably come across schemas and schema theory if you’ve researched any evidence based learning theories or maybe you've just nodded and...

27 Educational Myths and How to Debunk Them

Educational Myths are often embedded in our teaching practice, either at a whole school or teacher level. Many times, these are followed...

What is Retrieval Practice and Why is it so Powerful?

So, what is retrieval practice, and why is it effective? Retrieval practice is a learning technique revolving around repeatedly recalling learned material...

A Complete Guide to Cultural Capital in Education

As teachers, ensure we are teaching it to our students? With OFSTED paying attention to it, should we be teaching it as...

Metacognition | Using Metacognitive Strategies in Education.

Understanding Metacognition is essential for teachers guiding their students to a deeper understanding of the topics taught and their own understanding of...

Cognitive Load Theory. The Definitive Guide.

Understanding Cognitive Load theory is essential if teachers are going to help students learn topics and concepts efficiently. What...

The Complete Guide to Rosenshine’s Principles of Instruction

By Paul Stevens-Fulbrook. Want to know what learning theory has transformed my teaching? Do you also want...

The Definitive Guide to Bloom’s Taxonomy. FREE PDF.

Boom’s taxonomy has long been used by teachers everywhere to help plan lessons and designing curricula but what is it and how...

The Complete Guide to Jean Piaget’s Learning Theories.

By Paul Stevens-Fulbrook. Who was Jean Piaget? The name Jean...

The Complete Guide to Lev Vygotsky’s Learning Theories.

The name Lev Vygotsky is well known to most teachers, his work has been the basis of modern evidence based education research....

Dual Coding Theory. The Complete Guide for Teachers

Dual Coding Theory has been gaining a lot of attention from teachers around the world over the last couple of years, but...

15 Learning Theories in Education (A Complete Summary)

What are Learning Theories? So what are educational learning theories and how can we use them in our teaching...